Editorials

Reader feedback … Tackling the city’s financial crunch

By Charles Sercombe Readers have once again been busy discussing the issues of the week. Former Hamtramck School Boardmember Nasr Hussain had the most to say in our…

City council needs to clarify what a ‘defaulter’ means

Now that a legal opinion has come down clearing City Councilmember Saad Almasmari of being a “defaulter,” here’s a job for the council to tackle: Either come up…

News

Breaking news … Alcohol a possible factor in crash that caused power outage

Breaking news … Alcohol a possible factor in crash that caused power outage

    By Charles Sercombe A 19-year-old man from Dearborn struck a utility pole early…

Councilman cleared of ‘defaulter’ charge

Councilman cleared of ‘defaulter’ charge

    By Charles Sercombe Attention city council candidates: Make sure you are up to…

Tough financial times ahead

Tough financial times ahead

  By Charles Sercombe A perfect storm of financial setbacks means the city has to…

Police seek information on multiple shooting on southend

Police seek information on multiple shooting on southend

  By Charles Sercombe A wild, violent scene erupted last Thursday, late at night, in…

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Business

Maine Street celebrates 20 years of dishing up good food

Maine Street celebrates 20 years of dishing up good food

    By Charles Sercombe While many restaurants have come and gone in Hamtramck in recent times, there has been one constant for the past 20 years. Maine…

For $15 a month, FRD Pharmacy can hook you up with a doctor

By Alan Madlane Ever wake up in the middle of the night and feel sick, but not sick enough to wait hours and hours in a hospital emergency…

Market owner gives thanks back to customers for Thanksgiving

Market owner gives thanks back to customers for Thanksgiving

    By Charles Sercombe For 45 years Mike Kizy and his family have operated Sam’s Market at Commor and Fleming. It’s probably not going out on a…

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Photo Gallery

Vintage baseball comes to Hamtramck Stadium

Vintage baseball comes to Hamtramck Stadium

    By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck’s historic baseball stadium came full circle last Saturday. When the stadium was first built, as…

News

Breaking news … Councilmember is not a ‘defaulter’

Breaking news … Councilmember is not a ‘defaulter’

By Charles Sercombe Just before going to press on Thursday we heard word that an opinion had been reached regarding the fate of City Councilmember Saad Almasmari.…

Features

Your guide to where the best paczki can be found

Your guide to where the best paczki can be found

  By Charles Sercombe Where are the best paczki? The short answer is, Hamtramck, of course. Just follow the paczki scent to these locations: The most well-known…

Editorials

New city budget gives officials one year to act

  For the first time in several years, city officials are faced with a budget deficit. Fortunately, the city has a $6 million budget surplus to dip…

Sports

Frontier soccer team scores an upset in state championship play

Frontier soccer team scores an upset in state championship play

    By Ian Perrotta Before last Saturday (Nov. 3), most people had never heard of Frontier International Academy. It only took 90 minutes to change that.…